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Due to exceptionally dry conditions, the Department of Wildlife Resources has implemented a complete ban on any open burning (e.g., campfires, grills) on all DWR properties west of Interstate 95, effective immediately and lasting until further notice.

Fish Citations

To view citations by species and body of water from 2020 to present day. Visit the Go Outdoors Virginia: Angler Recognition Program website. In the bottom left corner under “Trophy Catch Submissions” you can click to “view all” awarded citations.


Date of CatchAnglerSpeciesWeightLength
2/1/2012Christopher CoffeyBrown Trout26 1/2
2/2/2012David MarsicoBrook Trout16
2/3/2012Christopher CoffeyRainbow Trout23 1/2
2/11/2012Alvin GillespieBrook Trout17
3/5/2012Guy TowlerRainbow Trout4 lbs., 14 oz.21 1/2
3/20/2012Hazel WallaceRainbow Trout6 lbs., 5 oz.23 1/4
3/22/2012Larry SmithRainbow Trout4 lbs., 12 oz.22
4/11/2012Homer BrewerBrown Trout7 lbs., 1 oz.23 1/2
4/11/2012James Baker Jr.Brown Trout5 lbs., 10 oz.23
4/11/2012James Baker IIIBrown Trout6 lbs., 3 oz.23
4/19/2012Sean MurphyRainbow Trout6 lbs., 8 oz.23
4/25/2012Richard Thrasher, Jr.Brown Trout5 lbs., 6 oz.
5/1/2012Ralph Manspile, Jr.Brown Trout6 lbs., 8 oz.27
5/2/2012Larry SmithBrown Trout6 lbs., 3 oz.24 1/2
5/3/2012Timothy WinesBrook Trout5 lbs., 5 oz.21 1/2
5/18/2012William Sowers IIIBrown Trout5 lbs., 4 oz.26 1/2
5/18/2012Philip BrennanBrown Trout5 lbs., 3 oz.
5/19/2012John Murray, Jr.Smallmouth Bass5 lbs.20
5/23/2012James Baker Jr.Brown Trout5 lbs., 4 oz.22
10/20/2012Edwin SaundersRainbow Trout22
11/15/2012Jason HayFlathead Catfish36 lbs.43
11/15/2012Jason HayFlathead Catfish41 lbs., 2 oz.45
11/25/2012Joe Burwell, Sr.Brook Trout2 lbs.17 1/2
12/12/2012Mark HolbenRainbow Trout24
12/25/2012Gilbert CaseyRainbow Trout5 lbs., 8 oz.23 1/2
12/26/2012Joe Burwell, Sr.Rainbow Trout4 lbs., 9 oz.23

Years Available

Note: posting of data for the current year is delayed by 3 months.